March 2012: Table of Contents

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The Graduates

Some of the first graduates of the Hawaiian immersion schools have been out on their own in the adult world for a few years now. We caught up with four of them for their reflections on the schools, the language and their futures.

By Martha Cheng

Best of Honolulu

It's that time of year again. From oxtail soup to poke bowls, slippers to stationary—we've crisscrossed the city to find the best products, services, food and entertainment, all to help you live better in Honolulu.

By Martha Cheng, Tiffany Hill, Christine Hitt, Michael Keany, A. Kam Napier, David Thompson and Christian Vetter

Woman About Town

Elevate your wardrobe status from pedestrian to street style star with spring's mix-match array of eye-popping, Technicolor basics, bold accessories and lively graphic prints.

By Stacey Makiya and Brie Thalmann



Editor's Page: Quest for the Best

The March Best of Honolulu issue is a reader favorite, and a pleasure to research.

By A. Kam Napier



Our readers respond.



The first month of civil unions

Get out and go

Food: coffee cheries

Unsolicited advice

The search for the perfect bloody mary

Arts: The Academy becomes the Museum

Field Guide: Urban pig hunting


Heckathorn Reports…

Editor A. Kam Napier rounds up some of John Heckathorn's best writing, drawing from his 27 years with HONOLULU Magazine.

By A. Kam Napier


Afterthoughts: Quonset Cool

Curved, corrugated, casual—Hawaii's kamaboko houses are prefab-ulous.

By Michael Keany